Chevron Nigeria appoints new MD

Chevron Nigeria appoints new MD

Chevron Nigeria    has appointed Richard (Rick) Kennedy as Chairman and Managing Director

Kennedy was, prior to his appointment, the Director, Deepwater and Production Sharing Contracts, overseeing the company’s Deepwater portfolio and assets.

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CNL is the operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL Joint Venture (NNPC/CNL JV).

In a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by the company’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn, the appointment of Mr Kennedy took effect on November 1, 2020.

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Kennedy replaces the former Chairman and Managing Director, Mr Jeffrey Ewing, who has since moved into a new role outside Nigeria in Chevron’s Middle East, Africa and South America Region.

The statement profiled Kennedy as possessing a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1984 and joined Chevron in the same year as a Production/Reservoir Engineer.

It further stated that the new chairman had held numerous technical and leadership positions of increasing responsibility within Chevron’s Upstream, Midstream and Technical Center segments.

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